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UPDATED: Two dead in crash near Wonowon

UPDATED: Two dead in crash near Wonowon

UPDATE: A collision on the Alaska Highway near Wonowon claimed two lives early this morning. Police say the accident, a single vehicle rollover at Mile 102, occurred at 1:50 a.m.
Internal memo warns of coming doctor turnover in Peace Region

Internal memo warns of coming doctor turnover in Peace Region

The latest round of doctor turnovers in the Peace Region could mean tough times ahead for cardiac and intensive care patients. Among the coming departures is the only internal medicine specialist in the northeast, Dr.
Pouce Coupe mayoral candidates seek to unite divided village

Pouce Coupe mayoral candidates seek to unite divided village

Tuesday's mayoral debate in Pouce Coupe began with a question about a candidate's lawsuit against the village, moved into a discussion on whether "old families" run the town and concluded with a candidate comparing taking the mayor's job to "jumping
Pouce Coupe names Gordon Howie interim CAO

Pouce Coupe names Gordon Howie interim CAO

The Village of Pouce Coupe has named Gordon Howie as its interim Chief Administrative Officer. Carol Bishop, the town's former CAO, passed away in January. "I am just here to help out until council makes a decision on a permanent CAO," Howie said.
Prince Rupert gas pipeline to be subject of federal appeal

Prince Rupert gas pipeline to be subject of federal appeal

The Federal Court of Appeal has agreed to hear an appeal from a Smithers, British Columbia resident of a National Energy Board decision related to TransCanada's Prince Rupert Gas Transmission (PRGT) project.
Hunters and anglers pack meeting on Site C, Crown land access

Hunters and anglers pack meeting on Site C, Crown land access

When hunters get mad, politicians jump. That fact was on display at a packed town hall meeting on backcountry access in Fort St. John Saturday.
Region looks for solution to reopen Cactus Trails

Region looks for solution to reopen Cactus Trails

A sprawling network of off-road bike trails near Fort St. John could get new life after being closed due to blowback from neighbours.
Court Docket March 7-11

Court Docket March 7-11

Here's what happened in Peace Region courts for the week ending March 7, 2016. There were no cases up for disposition in Fort Nelson or Hudson’s Hope.
9.2 per cent unemployment in Northeast B.C.

9.2 per cent unemployment in Northeast B.C.

Northeast B.C. is down 1,800 jobs from a year ago
More than 5,000 people attended Site C job fairs last month

More than 5,000 people attended Site C job fairs last month

Site C job fairs throughout the Peace Region and Northern B.C. last month drew over 5,000 job seekers. Events were held in Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson, Fort St. John, Tumbler Ridge, Mackenzie, Prince George, and Quesnel.